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Anameka is a full service architectural and design firm providing a highly effective and unique approach to architecture centred on committed involvement, strategic project teams, and client-focused solutions. Dedication to maintaining quality through hands-on involvement, open lines of communication, attention to budgets and schedules, state-of-the-art technology and the highest standards of design excellence has provided our clients with cost-effective architectural solutions.
Our firm consists of skilled and experienced architects, allied engineering consultants, designers and support staff members from reputed and high ranked universities across the country. The firm is led by, Ar. Xavier Benedict, who is Registered Architect - Council of Architecture India; Trustee, SAP-Anna University Alumni Association, Chennai. We have hands-on experience in all aspects of residential and commercial architecture, both in India and abroad. We are centrally located in Nungambakkam, Chennai.
Architect Xavier Benedict graduated from School of Architecture and Planning (SAP), Guindy, Chennai. Completed his post-graduation from SAP, Anna University, Chennai, and MBA from Lancaster University Management School, UK. He is a member of ICOMOS-India and IUCN-CEM. Received fellowships from Erasmus University, The Netherlands, in 2011 and Tsukuba University, Japan, in 2018. He regularly publishes research articles and papers in leading national newspapers and international journals.
He is the Principal Architect of m/s Anameka Architects and Designers, Chennai. The firm has accomplished various scale of projects around the country. Including – SRM Public School, Nandivaram; Kudankulam Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd Township KK2-6 Master-Plan; SRM IT-Park; CDAC IT-Park, Hyderabad; SRM-University Building; IIT-M National Center for Combustion, Chennai; and TATA Realty and Infrastructure Ltd. Ramanujam IT-SEZ (Liaison Architect), Chennai.
He is the Founder Trustee of Art and Architecture Research Development and Education (AARDE) Foundation. The Foundation is actively involved in the promotion and conservation of the second largest water body in India, which covers an area of 759 sq.km. Based in Pulicat, the organization maintains Pulicat-Museum creating awareness among the inhabitants and visitors. As a member of UN-Habitat under the World Urban Campaign, he organizes various annual events and activities regularly including Catumaram race on World Wetlands Day. More than 120 fisher-women are being empowered through his Foundation with traditional palm-leaf craft.
Registered Architect - Council of Architecture
Member of Indian Institute of Architects
Bombay Natural History Society
Association of British Scholars
Photographic Society of Madras